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əˈstɒn ɪ ʃɪŋas·ton·ish·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amazing, astonishingadjective

    surprising greatly

    "she does an amazing amount of work"; "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks"

  2. astonishing, astounding, staggering, stupefyingadjective

    so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

    "such an enormous response was astonishing"; "an astounding achievement"; "the amount of money required was staggering"; "suffered a staggering defeat"; "the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying"

Wiktionary

  1. astonishingadjective

    Causing astonishment in; causing to be astonished.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Astonishing

    of Astonish

  2. Astonishingadjective

    very wonderful; of a nature to excite astonishment; as, an astonishing event

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astonishing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astonishing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of astonishing in a Sentence

  1. Andrea Kavanagh:

    I can't believe he did it, it's truly astonishing, what the human body can endure is fascinating.

  2. Mike Pence:

    It's astonishing to think that the party of Harry Truman, which did so much to create the state of Israel, has been co-opted by people who promote rank anti-Semitic rhetoric and work to undermine the broad American consensus of support for Israel.

  3. Margaret Fuller:

    It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.

  4. Paul Dergarabedian:

    Its really difficult for a director to become a superstar whose name gets people in theater, and Jordan Peele has done just that, hes a superstar director with a brand all his own, and thats with two feature films under his belt. Thats pretty astonishing. That just doesnt happen.

  5. Charles Krauthammer:

    So number one they get their economy back and that's all they really wanted, but the second, the most astonishing thing is that in return they are not closing a single nuclear facility. Their entire nuclear infrastructure is intact.

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